Dinghy Cruising with Ralph Roberts - latest RYA Dinghy Show video interview

Find out what dinghy cruising is all about, what makes the prefect cruising dinghy, where to go and how to prepare...

The latest RYA Dinghy Show video interview is now available to view.

At the 2013 RYA Dinghy Show consummate dinghy cruiser Ralph Roberts shared his knowledge with show visitors on all things dinghy cruising. 

We later caught up with Ralph to further picks his brains on all things dinghy cruising.   Ralph explains exactly what dinghy cruising is and how it can be great fun for all the family or as a solo adventure. 

He chats through what makes a good cruising dinghy and what to look for when buying the right boat including plenty of storage and comfort.   He shares his thoughts on what makes dinghy cruising so special; the adventure, the planning, the glorious sailing and amazing places to visit, as well as his top tips for preparing for a voyage. 

We hear more about some of his favourite cruising destinations from the South coast of Ireland to wilderness of Nova Scotia, to Finland, Sweden and Norway.  

This latest video interview is the fifth in a series of interviews nine interviews conducted at the 2013 RYA Dinghy Show focusing on one of the main stage talks or coaching area sessions with the presenters answering questions relating to their talks.  

The interviews will be available to view on the RYA Dinghy Show website and Facebook page.

Future releases…

  • September The RYA’s Sport Development Manager Jon White and Jayne Morris from Club of the Year finalists’ Salcombe YC, chat about the Club of the Year competition
  • October Dinghy historian David Henshall takes you through the 50 year history of the Mirror dinghy
  • November RYA Physio Matt McGovern provides a few quick exercises you can do at home during the winter months to keep you sailing fit
  • December Duncan Truswell, RYA Youth Development manager, sheds some light on the RYA’s youth and junior racing programmes  

Also available to view are:      

The RYA Dinghy Show 2014 takes place at Alexandra Palace, London over the weekend of 01-02 March. Find out more about the RYA Dinghy Show at www.dinghyshow.org.uk

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Article Published: September 02, 2013 14:21

Article Updated: March 31, 2016 11:32


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